Jill studied textiles and painting at Lancaster and Cleveland schools of Art and Design, and Goldsmiths College, London.
Her most recent paintings have been inspired by the flower rich meadows of the Yorkshire Dales, and the windswept coastal landscapes of south Cumbria and north Lancashire, where she lives and works.
The main emphasis of Jill’s work is vibrancy and movement in nature. To achieve this, she has developed a method of combining wax resist batik techniques with acrylic paint. The resulting paintings are unique in style and rich in colour.
Jill also likes to work in mixed media, using watercolour with other mediums, such as oil pastels, soft pastels, charcoal and inks, to produce interesting texture, detail and colour in her work.
Jill has exhibited her paintings at many exhibitions and galleries and also works to commission.